SP slams STL operations for lack of transparency

NON-COMPLIANCE WITH PCSO RULES LINGAYEN—The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) has began investigating the operations of Small Town Lottery (STL) in Pangasinan based on complaints of alleged violations and “fraudulent activities” by Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office’s (PCSO) authorized Agent Corporation, Speed Game Inc. The probe began June 6 by joint committees on laws and ordinances headed by Sixth […]

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PENRO orders squatters: Demolish sheds, resorts

ILLEGAL OCCUPANTS IN FORESHORE, SALVAGE ZONE LINGAYEN—The Provincial Environment and Natural Office (PENRO) has served notices of violation to 500 individuals who own sheds, resorts, houses, restaurants, and other establishments to remove their structures built on the foreshore area and the salvage zone of San Fabian Beach. Raymundo Gayo, PENRO officer-in-charge, said some of the persons […]

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PNP: Region’s barangays 99.93% drug-cleared

LA UNION – The Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) has intensified the conduct of anti-illegal drugs activities in the region to prevent the resurgence of drugs after the Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Councils (BADAC) cleared almost 99.93% of the drug affected barangays. Regional Director P/ Chief Superintendent Romulo E. Sapitula ordered on Friday, June 8, the conduct of more frequent and intensified anti-drug operations to deter the resurgence and […]

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Asingan mayor denies interference

VOTE-BUYING IN SK FEDERATION ELECTION ASINGAN—The acting mayor of Asingan, Joshua Viray, belied the reports that he interfered in the election of officers of the town’s Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) federation and that he allegedly doled out cash to SK chairmen to vote for his preferred candidate for SK federation president. Viray was earlier reported in […]

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Major fish kill breaks out in Anda

OVERSTOCKING, UNREGULATED PENS BLAMED ANDA— Calamity struck the fishing industry when the intense summer heat and sudden intermittent rains in the afternoon took its toll on the bangus industry here. Estimated loss due to the fish kill is about P86,111,689 worth of bangus stocks. Elizabeth Tomas, municipal agriculturist, said Friday that the estimate was based on their partial assessment as […]

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